TAROS 2018 Location


TAROS 2018 will be held in Bristol, UK from the 25th to the 27th of July 2018.

Conference Venue

This year TAROS will be held at M Shed, set on the harbour side in the heart of Bristol. More information can be found here.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will be on Thursday 26th July, at Browns Brasserie & Bar, located at the top of Park Street near Clifton. Pre-order requests will be sent closer to the time.

Please note that a ticket must be purchased separately, and can be found here.

Hotels close to the conference venue

In addition, you can check the bed and breakfast directory, check out AirBnB, find useful information at Visit Bristol or try booking.com for more options on accommodation.

Getting to Bristol

By Train

Bristol has two mainline railway stations. Visitors should travel to Bristol Temple Meads as it is about 1.5 miles from M Shed, and is much closer than Bristol Parkway, which is in the north of the city.

To get to the city centre from Bristol Temple Meads:

  • Walking takes around 20 minutes, heading west out of the station and crossing the river. You can find a walking map here.
  • Taxis are almost always available at the front of the station, and will take around 10 minutes to get to the centre for around £5. Uber drivers are also available.
  • Bus number 73 runs regularly from Temple Meads to the centre, and will cost around £2. Please be aware buses will only take cash, or electronic tickets which can be purchased using the bus company mobile app (Android and Apple).
  • Bicycles are available from YoBike, which you will need the mobile app (Android and Apple) to use.

By Coach

Coaches from a range of UK cities arrive and depart from Bristol Bus and Coach Station on Marlborough Street in the centre of Bristol.

For information about coach times and fares, consult the National Express Coaches website. Additional coach services are operated by Megabus and Bakers Dolphin.

By Air

Bristol Airport is 13 km south of the city and has scheduled flights to many UK and European cities. To get to the city centre from the airport:

  • The Bristol Flyer coach service calls at Bristol Bus and Coach Station and Temple Meads rail station (see above for travel from the station). Tickets are £11 return and can be purchased on the bus (with cash) or using the First Bus mobile app (see above for links).
  • Taxi services are available at the desk in arrivals; alternatively, Uber drivers are regularly available.

Further travel information is available from the Bristol Airport website.

Other airports nearby include London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London City, London Stansted, London Luton, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Additional Useful Information

For more information about Bristol, travel, sightseeing, dining and events, please visit the Visit Bristol Website.


Organising Committee

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Page last updated 9 July 2018